Barq’s Root Beer Brings History, Flavor & Art to Mardi Gras


by Cherie Ward, Our Mississippi Home

Parades, costumes, beads, and more mark in the Magnolia , and nothing goes better with a slice of King Cake than a refreshing sip of Barq’s Root Beer.

This is why the owners of Barq’s, the Coca-Cola Company, have commissioned artist Becky Fos to create an original piece to celebrate the 2023 Mardi Gras season and the crisp beverage born in . This is the second consecutive year the multinational beverage corporation has enlisted the New Orleans artist.

“I’m beyond humbled and excited that Barq’s and Coca-Cola have commissioned me for a second time to be the official artist for this year’s Mardi Gras campaign,” Fos said. “I still can’t believe that I’m a part of this.”

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